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they call him Superstar for a reason

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San Diego Padres v Seattle Mariners
look at me. I’m your ROY now.
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A win! A win! I never thought I’d see the like.

Also: hot dang, Kyle Lewis.

Having Kyle Lewis on your team: Justus Sheffield, .210 WPA

Having Kyle Lewis on your team, but with a bat: Luis Torrens, .169 WPA

Not having Kyle Lewis on your team: Kyle Lewis??? -.032 WPA

(Okay, technically the answer is J.P. Crawford, -.058, but KLew was second-lowest which is just a reminder WPA is a metric that demands context.)

Relishing in this KLew ROY glow reminds me of two things:

1) If you want to support the site and also look cool while doing it, use this link to order your Kyle Lewis Griffey-inspired tee from BreakingT! I am wearing mine right now. That is a lie, I wanted to, but it’s white and I had barbecue sauce for dinner so I took it off. My stain control game is not great.

2) This remains my favorite Kyle Lewis highlight: